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Aquaculture technology companies merge

Havida and GroAqua have joined forces to strengthen their international position.

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Tomas Sund (left), CEO of Havida Credits, and Suni Justinussen (right), CEO of GroAqua. Credits: GroAqua
January 8, 2024

Two technology companies specializing in aquaculture feeding and sustainable fish growth, Havida from Norway and GroAqua, are merging. This strategic alliance strengthens their position in the international market by providing innovative technological solutions for sustainable fish growth.

Havida, an innovative aquaculture technology company, holds a strong market position in North and Central Norway. Tomas Sund, CEO of Havida said that “at GroAqua, we've met a strong and positive team with deep commitment to their high-quality work. They really share our vision. Partnering with GroAqua will help boost our growth, driven by an ambitious expansion strategy in the Norwegian market and will create job opportunities along the coastline.”

Over the past 52 years, GroAqua has been a key contributor to fish farming growth in the North Atlantic region. The company is well established internationally with operations in Scotland, the Faroe Islands, Denmark, and Poland. GroAqua specializes in facilitating sustainable fish growth by remotely monitoring and controlling the feeding and breeding process – both in seawater and freshwater.

“We are excited to welcome the skilled team from Havida. Our highly qualified personnel across Norway, Scotland, Poland, Denmark, and the Faroe Islands are committed to delivering unparallel service to our clients in these regions. With our broad product portfolio and production capacity, we have positioned ourselves firmly in the international market,” said Suni Justinussen, CEO of GroAqua.

Havida and GroAqua complement each other in terms of products, culture and ambitions and will drive industry-wide innovation. The merged entity will deliver a broad set of products and services, ranging from simple solutions to extensive projects, complete with installation and after-sales service.